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Philadelphia 76ers versus Memphis Grizzlies Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Odds Preview 1-28-2013

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The 28-15 Memphis Grizzlies will be the road team when they face the 18-25 Philadelphia 76ers in an NBA pro basketball game on Monday night. Tip off time from Philadelphia is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.

The pro basketball odds from this NBA game has the road team Memphis Grizzlies favored by -3 ½ points with an over under line of 178 points. There has been a ½ point move on the under as when the lines opened up a few hours ago the total was 178 ½ points.

The teams went head to head on December 26th with the 76ers posting the 99-89 road win against the Grizzlies as a +9 point underdog. The total landed over 182 ½ points.

Memphis has a road record of 11-8 on the season. The team has their two game win streak snapped last night in a 91-83 home defeat to the New Orleans Hornets as a -7 ½ point betting favorite. The total came in at under 177 ½ points. Memphis Grizzlies shot just 36.4% in the loss and went a poor 3 of 16 from the three point line. Rudy Gay and Tony Allen combine for a 6 of 26 shooting night. Shooting has been a major issue for the Grizzlies as starter and leading score Rudy Gay hits on 40% from the floor with Mike Conley and Tony Allen hovering around 42% shooting from the field. That explains why Memphis is 28th in the NBA in points scored with just 93 points a game.

The 76ers have a home mark of 12-10 on the season. The team broke a two game losing streak in a 97-80 home win against the Knicks as a +4 point underdog. The total landed under 192 points. Philadelphia put this game away after three quarters as they build a 26 point lead. The team shot over 50% from the floor and held the Knicks to only 34.6%. Jrue Holiday had 35 points and dished out 6 assists on 16 of 25 shooting. There has been an upsurge offensively in recent games. They look to improve on their scoring offense as they average 93 points a game which ranks 28th in the NBA.